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There are 4 ways to get from Gifu-shi to Kyoto by train, bus or car

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Gifu to Nagoya JR Tokaido Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$40 - $61

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Train via Maibara  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Gifu to Maibara Ltd Exp Shirasagi / ...
  2. Take the train from Maibara to Kyoto Jr Biwako / ...

$28 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Kyōto

$30 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Gifu-shi to Kyoto 84.3 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Gifu-shi to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥1600 - ¥2400 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gifu-shi to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥4400 - ¥7000 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gifu-shi to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Gifu and arriving at Kyoto via Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Gifu-shi and Kyoto is 102 km. The road distance is 134.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gifu-shi to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs ¥4400 - ¥7000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Gifu-shi to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Gifu-shi to Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Gifu station.

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The best way to get from Gifu-shi to Kyoto is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs ¥4400 - ¥7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3400 - ¥3550 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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Gifu-shi to Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kyoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gifu-shi to Kyoto is 135 km. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Gifu-shi to Kyoto.

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  • Distance: 63.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

What companies run services between Gifu-shi, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

You can take a train from Gifu-shi to Kyoto via Nagoya in around 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, Meitetsu Bus operates a bus from Gifu-shi to Kyoto hourly. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Gifu to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Maibara to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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